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Quality Engineer

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Recruiter: Lloyds Banking Group
Listed on: 13th May
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £61176 - £76470
Type: Permanent

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***Our team is looking for experienced Quality Engineers to join us in London. We offer a competitive base salary £61, 176 - £76,470 plus the excellent benefits below***
Lloyds Banking Group is changing. We're rapidly transforming into a digitally led business on a massive scale to better serve our customers. We're already the largest provider of digital banking products in the UK, with over 12 million active online customers and nearly 8 million active mobile banking customers. It means a big opportunity for you to be part of ground-breaking transformation and it means there's never been a more exciting time to join.
About our team
We're the Consumer Servicing team, and we're undertaking a series of colleague and customer journeys, aimed at improving the way we do business with our clients throughout the UK, providing better value to our relationships and increasing the productivity of our colleagues, thereby Helping Britain Prosper.
Why we love what we do?
These journeys are being undertaken within a fast-moving, exciting Lab construct, whereby we land change iteratively and at pace through Agile working practices. The pace of change, innovative practices, and the flexibility that this gives us, makes this a fantastic team to join.
About the role
This is an excellent opportunity for a driven candidate to join us as a Quality Engineer in one of our digital feature teams. As a highly experienced member of our wider Engineering team, we expect that you to demonstrate and apply exemplary software engineering practices and skills in addition to mentoring our more junior team members.
You'll be accountable for running and leading testing across our fortnightly and Monthly Release cycle, assuring the quality of delivery into these Releases and managing the raising of defects and backlog items for addressing either within the current Sprint or for prioritisation for future sprints. You'll be working with a peer or reporting team of other Quality Engineers and will need to be thorough yet flexible as befits Agile delivery.
What essential skills we'll need from you:

Experience with Software Engineering collaboration tools such as Jira, Confluence
Experience developing tests for functional and regression testing that include manual, automated, ad-hoc testing, exploratory testing
Experience building tests frameworks from scratch for Java, JavaScript environments
Thorough understanding of test pyramid and test automation methodologies BDD/TDD, unit testing and integration testing
Hands-on experience with BDD, Cucumber & Gherkin
Proficient using Selenium Web Driver
Experience of testing REST API's (Postman for example)
Good understanding of CI/CD methodology and tools such as Jenkins
Cross browser testing tools (ideally Sauce Lab)
Work with the deployment team to roll out new changes and support them when required in triaging production issues
Understanding of Microservice architecture and route to live process
Investigating user problems referred to you by the product teams, testing bugs, and creating and managing bug reports.

We'd also welcome the following experience, skills, or background:

Reviewing design proposals, acceptance criteria and processes, and recommend improvements.
Security testing experience using open-source tools
Experience of working within an Agile scrum team
ISTQB certification desirable

Together we make it possible...with our breadth, reach and diversity, we can offer excellent opportunities for career growth and development, and we're looking for people who can seize those opportunities. You'll get plenty of support but it's about taking the initiative, building relationships, and making it happen. Do this and you can help us make a positive difference to our customers, our colleagues, and our communities.
In return, you'll enjoy a diverse, energising, and informal environment that focuses on real career progression opportunities. We'll also give you a comprehensive package that includes:

A discretionary, variable bonus
Generous pension contribution up to 15%
4% flexible benefit (cash sum of your base salary which you can exchange for a variety of benefits or simply take as cash)
Private Medical Insurance
Share plans
30 days holiday plus bank holidays

We're committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve, and to building an inclusive environment where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit. We're proud of the industry recognition we have received including Stonewall Top 100 Employer, Top 50 Employer for Women and Top 30 Employer for Working Families.
Furthermore, we'll ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process and to perform essential job functions.
We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation.